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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

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Evanston’s renewable energy powers homes in other states. Are new solutions local?

November 21, 2022

Evanston aims to become carbon neutral by 2050 — a goal that’s earned the city accolades as it navigates rising lake levels, extreme temperatures and insufficient infrastructure. To achieve carbon...

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The Daily Explains: Illinois Clean Energy Package

September 22, 2021

Earlier this month, the Illinois General Assembly passed one of the most sweeping energy proposals in decades. The historic legislation, which sets some of the strongest clean energy commitments in the...

A yellow construction machine truck picks up a fallen tree, which has ripped up the sidewalk.

City, ComEd work to restore power to residents after severe storms hit city

August 12, 2021

ComEd worked to restore power to Evanston residents after severe storms Tuesday night knocked down power lines, trees and branches across the city. As of Wednesday morning, about 3,200 ComEd customers...

The Lorraine H. Morton Civic center, a red brick building dotted with windows and a sign above the entrance reading “City of Evanston Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center.”

Evanston enters 30-month partnership with Chicago firm for electricity aggregation program

April 8, 2021

In an effort to incentivize energy efficiency and reduce barriers to renewable energy access, City Council approved a two-and-a-half-year funding agreement with Chicago-based MC Squared Energy Services,...

State Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz. Gong-Gershowitz won reelection to the Illinois House of Representatives Tuesday night.

Rep. Gong-Gershowitz calls for Madigan to resign from leadership posts after implication in federal bribery scheme

August 17, 2020

A local representative last week called on House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) to resign from his leadership positions as house speaker and chairman of the Democratic Party of Illinois. State...

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